Posted On: 06/23/20 11:33 AM

It’s not an overstatement to say Oakland County is the nucleus of volleyball in the state of Michigan.

The county has been responsible for the last three Miss Volleyball winners and the last five Division 1/Class A state champions.

Oakland County is rich in talent. Making a name for yourself in this county puts you on the map statewide.

Here’s a look at some of the top players in the Class of 2021 from Oakland County.

Julia BishopJuliaBishop5'10" | SMercy | 2021StateMI, S Mercy/Michigan Elite (2021)

The top-ranked player in our Class of 2021 for the state of Michigan, Bishop is the ultimate leader. Her setting skills have been on display for Mercy since she was a freshman. Bishop smoothly runs any offense she’s part of. She got the athleticism and vision to be one of the greats. She also has the instincts you need in an on-court leader. Last fall she helped the Marlins to a state title while putting up over 1,500 assists. Mercy and Michigan Elite have truly gotten to work with one of the best.

Charli Atiemo

Charli Atiemo, MH Mercy/Michigan Elite (2021)

Atiemo has really taken

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